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ALL THESE PATTERNS ARE GENUINE FIRST WORLD 1914-18 PATTERNS, AND ARE IN MY OWN COLLECTION The patterns on these pages are genuine designs and patterns produced during the years of the First World War 1914-1918 and were approved by various councils and committees concerned with the comfort of our fighting boys and girls overseas and in the many hospitals around the UK and at Red Cross stations all over the world in the midst of battle.
vintage first world war knitting and crochet patterns

Field and Hospital Comforts: 1914-18 Great vintage knitting and crochet book full of patterns for comorts for the servicemen at the front and in the trenches. Crochet was more popular at this time, but there are over 20 patterns for various items that would be useful to the boys fighting away from home and in hospitals overseas as well as at home. Mothers, sister, wives and sweethearts along with young girls clicked away with their needles and flicked across with their crochet hooks at every spare moment they had. Below you will find a selection of these patterns available as pdfs or photocopies. If you go to the main service pages you will find another booklet and some more interesting items from these long ago years.

available as marked next to each picture as individual patterns

vintage helmet knitting pattern first world war

FHC18-3+4cr: Great vintage First World War knitting pattern for helmet with cape. Knitted in double knitting yarn and to fit average head. These instructions are very basic and simple to work. Knitted on 4 needles.Included are instructions for a vintage crochet scarf-hood pattern from 1914-18 First World War. This one is for a hooded scarf to keep the chills at bay simple to work in double knitting wool.

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first world war knitting pattern servicemans hata nd scarf
vintage first world war knitting pattern riflemans gloves FHC18-5+8-1+2: Fabulous vintage knitting pattern for Rifleman's mittens 1914-18 First World War. First finger (trigger) and thumb left open. Knitted in vintage double knitting on 4 needles. Also instructions for chest protector knitting pattern 1914-18 First World War. This is for a body or chest protector that buttons round the waist, again knitted in vintage double knitting wool, and armlets worn under coats and over shirts for extra warms in a thicker wool similar to modern double knitting.

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vintage first world war chest protector knitting pattern vintage first world war armlets knitting patterns
vintage first world war mans under shirt or vest knitting patterns FHC 18-9: Great vintage undershirt or vest knitting pattern 1914-18 First World War. Great essential item - easy to knit, no sizes given.To recreate work a tension square on the size needles suggested in modern 4ply and alter number of stitches as required.

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vintage first world war sleeping bag crochet pattern 1914 FHC 18-10cr: Great vintage sleeping bag crochet pattern 1914-18 First World War. Fabulous item! Here are instructions for crocheting a sleeping bag with lining. No sizes given, but tells you how long to crochet each part that is joined together - simple instructions. Also included in this pattern are instructions for a bolster pillow and blanket both in crochet. Pillow measures about 20 inches in length and the blanklet is about 48 x 72 inches, but could be worked to any size as with the pillow. So essential, as hopsitals were so short of supplies during those desperate years anything from home was welcome.

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vintage first world war 1914 boldster and blanket crochet patterns
vintage 1914 first world war crochet bed jacket service men FHC 18-11+14cr: Great vintage bed jacket crochet pattern 1914-18 First World War. Essential item in chilly hospital wards during the Great War. Worked in one peice, again no sizes given, probably just average chest.Hospital stockings, knitted this time, another essential for those laying in bed for long periods of time, here shown with or without feet. Knitted in vintage double knitting wool.

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vintage first world war hospital stockings knitting pattern 1914
FHC18-13: Great vintage knitting pattern 1914-18 First World War. Scull cap for wearing under helmet - you can see that these did not change for the Second World War - many of these patterns were used in both wars and some even for the previous Boer War! (1899-1902) The body belt was very useful for extra warmth and simialr ones were indeed worn in most wars and at home! Vintage double knitting wool was used.

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vintage bathroom slippers first world war knitting patterns FHC 18-15+16: Great vintage knitting pattern 1914-18 First World War. This is a simple pattern for knitted bath slippers or bedroom slippers, pre made soles needed or home made ones from cork, suede, leather or other waste materials or crocheted. A crochet pair are also included in this pattern.crochet Also included is a hot water bottle cover pattern. Essential in every hospital!!! this one is crocheted but a knitted ones were equally as popular and so easy to work in double knitting. So easy to make.

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vintage first world war hot water bottle cover and pad
vintage first world war knitting pattern wither pad FHC 18-16-2cr: Great vintage WITHER PAD crochet pattern 1914-18 First World War. Well, this is unusual - it was for a horse, under the saddle or pack across the withers. And it has been suggested that it would have travelled with the serviceman rather than the horse.  It was made from 4 crochet peices, 2 measuring 6 x9 inches and 2 measuring 9.5 x 13 inches.

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vintage service mens knitting pattern 1940s

Scotch Wool 7w2: Great vintage knitting pattern for serice men, helmet and two different scarves, these leaflets were suppled free for knitting for the forces during both the war. This may have been issued during the First World War 1914-18 as it is similar to a 1920 pattern that I have for service knitteds.

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vintage service knitting patterns 1940's

Soldiers and Sailors Comforts-1+2+3: Helmets or caps. From 1914-18 war. Vintage knitting patterns 4 different styles including this one. Large and small sizes for one of them. It says that this one is recommended by the war office. Knitted in vintage 3ply (modern 4ply) and vintage 4ply or modern double knitting. Also included is this CROCHET pattern for a Waist Coat, no size given. Worked in double knitting. A pattern for hospital shoe,or sock, over sock, hospital stocking, and this rather super slipper the slipper is CROCHET, but the others are knitted  - you will also get the instructions for the two CHOLERA BELTS. This is a super pattern for those essentials in re-enactment, stage dressing or TV set dressing.

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Place your order by emailing me with make and number of pattern (i.e. Lavenda 123) and type of delivery (pdf by email or photocopy by post) -   sue@thevintageknittinglady.co.uk
Purchases can be made by personal cheque, or by Credit or Debit Card by using our emailed PayPal payment invoice facility.
You can phone us on 01980 625486 or mobile 07799 761289 email sue@thevintageknittinglady.co.uk
2nd Class Postage is Free on All Knitting Pattern Orders in the U.K.    Please email me for foreign and other postal charges.   

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